Wealth Creators Index

Wealth Creators Index

How to Move Up in the Rankings

In the sixth annual ranking of the Chief Executive/Applied Finance Group wealth creators, more and more leaders are showing that they have both the discipline and staying power to sustain real value creation.

Ranking CEO Wealth Creation

In the sixth annual ranking of the Chief Executive/Applied Finance Group wealth creators, more and more leaders are showing that they have both the discipline and staying power to sustain real value creation.

How Wealth-Creation Metrics Can Help Every Business Become More Valuable

In the sixth annual ranking of the Chief Executive/Applied Finance Group wealth creators, more and more leaders are showing that they have both the discipline and staying power to sustain real value creation.

CEO Value Maximizers

In the sixth annual ranking of the Chief Executive/Applied Finance Group wealth creators, more and more leaders are showing that they have both the discipline and staying power to sustain real value creation.

Who’s Generating Real Economic Value?

The fifth annual ranking of CEOs who have created real economic value underscores what Jim Collins once observed, “that good to great does happen” once you understand the “underlying variables that make it happen.”

Measuring Wealth Creation

Click here to see a slideshow of the Top 10 Most Valuable CEOs Click here to see a full list of companies and their respective...

2010 CEO Wealth Creation Index Shows a Few Surprises

The third annual ranking of the Chief Executive magazine/Applied Finance Group wealth creators—and destroyers—sees new contenders surface and several that sustained performance through tough times.

2009 CEO Wealth Creators and Destroyers

In the second annual Chief Executive/Applied Finance Group Wealth Creation Rankings, we access the best and worst performers among the S&P 500 over the last three years

CEO Wealth Creators and Destroyers 2008

In the first annual Chief Executive/Applied Finance Group Wealth Creation Rankings we size up the best and worst performers of the S&P 500 over the last three years.

3rd Annual MVA Ranking

Times may change and stock prices may swing, but the bottom line for assessing CEO performance is still the bottom line: Who has created the most wealth for shareholders? This year's standardized Market Value Added (MVA) ranking separates the winners from the wannabes.
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FEATURED EVENTS

3rd Annual CEO Talent Summit
October 25-26, 2017
Orlando, Florida

Leadership Summit featuring Jim Collins
November 2-3, 2017
Denver, Colorado
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THOUGHT LEADERS

Lessons From a CEO Who Built an Office Tower

Northwestern Mutual CEO John Schlifske opened a 32-story, $450M high-rise in downtown Milwaukee. The tower is now the largest building in Wisconsin.

My First Job: Northwestern Mutual’s Schlifske Began by Scraping Paint off Trucks

Schlifske said his first jobs at Acme taught him at least three valuable lessons that he has used to succeed in business: discipline, humility and security.

My First Job: Belfor’s Yellen Learned Billion-Dollar Lessons as 11-Year-Old Dishwasher

Today Yellen has no regrets about being a child laborer, not only because he helped his family survive financially but also because he learned lessons that have proven invaluable.

When Founders Flounder—Either Lead, Learn or Leave

Clearly the very fiery temperament of a flamboyant founder that drives bold entrepreneurial ambitions during a company’s inception can backfire later. Yet there are profound strategic and cultural risks to replacing founders.

CEO CONFIDENCE INDEX

July 2017: Are CEOs in a ‘Wait-and-See’ Holding Pattern?

Since March, when CEO confidence was at its highest in the last 12 months (7.41 on a...

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